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Not your average virtual event

Written By: Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director I’m so excited about the group of feisty and fearless BCAction members and supporters who will be gathering for our 30th Anniversary virtual event. Here’s a sneak-peak: our line-up includes our host,... Read more
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Breast Cancer and Fossil Fuels – Illustrated!

Written By: Tibby Reas Hinderlie Every year in the U.S., more than a quarter of a million people are diagnosed with breast cancer. Many of these people have no family history of the disease, which raises the question “What causes breast cancer?” Research increasingly... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts

Single Use Plastics: Protection During a Pandemic or Fuel for the Breast Cancer Epidemic?

Written By: Emily Noronha Stuffed between couch cushions, piling up on curbs, or blowing about in the wind I see the same things: floods of THANK YOU plastic bags, greasy take-out containers, and neon pink straws. For years I have been trying to reduce my use of plastic as... Read more
Posted in BCA News

The countdown to Think Before You Pink 2020

Written By: Jayla Burton We’re so excited about an upcoming opportunity for you to get involved with some of the core activism of Breast Cancer Action – exposing hypocrisy and pinkwashing during our annual October Think Before You Pink® campaign.     For... Read more
Posted in E-Alerts

Breast Cancer Action Remote Staff and InternsWe’ve moved (online)!

Written By: Rebecca Saltzman, Deputy Director We are so excited to announce our transition to a fully-remote organization.   As people across the nation are adapting to working from home, we have chosen to embrace this opportunity and are moving out of physical... Read more
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Guess who’s MCing our 30th Anniversary?

Written By: Lopa Pal, Development Manager I’m thrilled to announce that we will have an amazing emcee for our virtual event honoring 30 years of Breast Cancer’s Action’s radical disruption and compassionate resistance - creative trespasser herself, Tania... Read more
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Why we must stop cancer-causing fossil fuels

Written By: Jayla Burton, Program Officer Do you think breast cancer and the global addiction to fossil fuel are two separate crises? Think again. The use of fossil fuels not only contributes to climate change, but exposures also increase our risk of... Read more
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BCAction at a rally holding signs that read "Governor Newsom Stand Up to Big Oil."Stand Against the Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis

Written By: Tibby Reas Hinderlie Governor Gavin Newsom has talked a good talk about the importance of addressing the health harms of fossil fuels, but talk is not enough. He must act to stop the fossil-fueled cancer crisis. Instead, Governor Newsom quietly issued 48... Read more
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Help us mark our 30th Anniversary!

Written by: Marj Plumb, DRPH, Interim Executive Director Join us on October 15th as we honor 30 years of Breast Cancer Action’s radical disruption and compassionate resistance!   Meet members of Breast Cancer Action’s feisty and fearless community as we remember and... Read more
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Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry!

Think the biggest problem with plastic products is how to get rid of them at the end of their use? Well, think again. Plastic products that are such a common feature of modern life—from water bottles to cell phone components—are made from fossil fuels. And fossil fuel... Read more
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